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After vote, Westminster seeks two councilors

With Nov. 6 election results, Westminster City Councilors will need to find candidates to fill two soon-to-be vacant seats on their board. The seats for City Councilor Shannon Bird and Emma Pinter … more

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now. more

WPS school bill leads narrowly

A plan to make moderate fixes to Westminster schools was leading by a thin 2.1 percent margin Tuesday night. As of midnight Nov. 7 Westminster's Public Schools' $9.9 million mill levy override was … more

Five years with groundbreaking Westminster school

STEM Academy is a Westminster Public Schools’ gem It was the first Innovation School for the-then Adams 50 School District in 2013. Initially, the Colorado STEM Academy had 187 students, grades … more

Letter to the Editor: Questions about water rates

Questions about water rates Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 25 column (“Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates”). I had tremendous respect for your handling of … more

Silhouettes find a new home in Westminster

Most Americans are familiar with the iconic images of the White House or Mt. Rushmore but not many have seen these historical images replicated using live performers and shadows. Unless they’ve … more

Lady Wolves’ volleyball takes down Thornton

The Westminster Wolves extended their five-game winning street, defending their home court against Thornton Oct. 23. “We train to be successful, especially on a night like this,” Westminster … more

Lightning advances to next round in 5A soccer playoffs

Legacy Junior Joey Joiner scored the only goal in Oct. 25’s playoff matchup, ending a scoreless first half and sending the Lightning to the next round in the state 5A soccer playoffs. Legacy … more

Big plays haunt Westminster football in conference championship game

With a chance to complete an undefeated season Oct. 26 at the Stutler Bowl, Smoky Hill (10-0, 9-0 in conference) took on their final test against rival Westminster (7-3, 7-2 in conference). Despite a … more

Letter to the Editor: Baker responds

Baker responds I have lost nearly all of my respect for Bill Christopher. While saddened by his name-calling of me, Bill has not only swallowed the lies of the Westminster City Council, he seems to … more

Dream season, conference championship on line for Westminster

In a fantastic bounce-back season for Westminster football, the Wolves (7-2, 7-1 in conference) have the opportunity to clinch or share the 5A Metro 10 Conference Championship Oct. 26 against … more

Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates

The recall petition process is underway in Westminster in an attempt to kick out the mayor and the five members of city council who voted to raise the water and sewer rates for 2019 and 2020. Mr. … more

Tricks, treats and food

Families from across the Denver area got a few treats Oct. 20 at events around the MetroNorth Region. In Thornton, nearly 5,000 came to Carpenter Park for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration, with … more

Linda Cherrington, Westminster’s ‘History Lady,’ dies

A key figure in efforts to preserve and protect Westminster’s history died, Linda Forbes Cherrington died Oct. 17. Cherrington was former president and longtime member of the Westminster Historical … more

Westminster seeks feeback about arts, culture

Westminster residents who would like to help the city evaluate the arts and culture in the community are invited to one of two interactive sessions. The sessions on Oct. 29 and Nov. 7 will help the … more

Letter to the Editor: Westminster vote disheartening

Westminster vote disheartening It’s disheartening to see the people’s voice ignored, facts rejected, regulation increasing, accountability ignored. Westminster City Council didn’t properly … more

Total recall: Considering politics and water rates in Westminster

These are turbulent political times in America at all levels of government. The recent U.S. Senate confirmation vote of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh is the most recent and most … more

Westminster approves water rate hike 4-1

The city will go ahead with a planned water rate hike, councilors decided at their Oct. 8 meeting. Councilors voted 4-1 to increase water rates by about $11 per month next year and another $11.50 in … more

Webster set for trial in road rage shooting

The Colorado Springs man accused of shooting a mother and killing her teenage son last summer in the parking lot of an 80th and Sheridan dentist office will stand trial, Adams County Judge Don Quick … more

Westminster wears down Northglenn with running game

Early in the third quarter at Westminster, the Wolves (6-2, 6-1 in conference) found themselves with just a two-point lead over Northglenn (4-4, 3-4 in conference). However, the prolific Norsemen air … more
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